Daniel Davis, Thurston Group

Daniel Davis
Managing Director
Thurston Group

Speaking on:
The Buyers’s Perspective in a DSO Transaction
Thursday, July 11, 2019
5:00 p.m. -5:30 p.m.



Mr. Davis has over seven years of private equity experience and is responsible for originating, evaluating and executing investment opportunities at Thurston Group. Mr. Davis focuses on growth equity investments, with a particular emphasis on Dental Service Organizations (DSOs), and has helped clients develop strategic growth plans and improve operational efficiency. His past healthcare investment experience includes Smiles Dental, Smile Doctors, Pinnacle Dental, U.S. Oral Surgery Management, South Georgia Dental Management, and U.S. Endodontics Partners. Currently, Mr. Davis serves on the Board of Directors for South Georgia Dental Management and U.S. Endodontics Partners.


Prior to joining Thurston, Mr. Davis was a senior consultant at Navigant Economics and worked at UBS Financial Services. Mr. Davis began his career as an infantry officer in the United States Marine Corps where he served three combat tours in Iraq as a platoon commander and executive officer. Today, he serves as a board member of Chicago’s Marine Corps-Law Enforcement Foundation (MC-LEF).


Mr. Davis earned a BS in political science from the US Naval Academy and an MBA from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business.